Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
Delight in a kaleidoscope of blues and greens and unique formations in the series of cliffside caves that can only be accessed sea. Enjoy a scenic drive to and from the boat departure point. On the return, enjoy free time in a traditional fishing village.
NOTES: Must walk approx 600 yds over very uneven surfaces at cliffs many steps to reach boat boarding area. Exact itinerary & cave viewing dependent upon wind & weather conditions. Have approx 45 mins for shopping. Walking in Marsaxlokk is at guests' discretion. Drive to/from port is approx 45 min.
Depart quayside for Marsaxlokk for free time (approx 30 mins) to explore village, before drive to Three Cities. Drive to Senglea to see city. Embark coach & drive via Cospicua to Vittoriosa for exterior view of buildings including Auberges of Knights - Hospital, Armoury, Treasury, various palaces, Fort St. Angelo & St. Lawrence Church. At Vittoriosa quay, board vessel for boat trip around Valletta harbor. At end of harbor cruise, vessel will debark guests directly at Pinto Wharf. Note: must walk approx 0.5 mile over cobblestone & uneven streets with 40 - 55 steps. Due to berthing restrictions, the harbor cruise might start from Sliema Ferries. Cruise is weather dependent & may be cancelled
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.